The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 52 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Contract jobs citing CMS 80 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.77% 1.84% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.31% 11.67% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 10
Average daily rate
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£330 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.55% +50.00%
CMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
437 454 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.15% 15.75% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 231 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 29
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.79% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £23.10 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 36 £330 -5.71% 1
Maidenhead +9 5 £373 +49.00% 1
Bracknell +4 5 £275 -31.25% 1
Slough -6 2 £208 -23.14% 3
Newbury -4 1 £350 +169.23% 1
Windsor - 1 £243 - 3
Wokingham - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 57 (44.88%) HTML
1 57 (44.88%) .NET
2 53 (41.73%) C#
2 53 (41.73%) CSS
3 52 (40.94%) JavaScript
4 42 (33.07%) jQuery
5 41 (32.28%) ASP.NET
6 39 (30.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 39 (30.71%) Sitecore
7 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (18.90%) Content Management
9 23 (18.11%) MVC
10 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
11 21 (16.54%) HTML5
12 18 (14.17%) CSS3
12 18 (14.17%) Windows
13 17 (13.39%) Web Services
14 16 (12.60%) Drupal
14 16 (12.60%) Analytics
15 15 (11.81%) Marketing
15 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (11.02%) Scrum
17 13 (10.24%) XML
18 12 (9.45%) SQL
18 12 (9.45%) Adobe
18 12 (9.45%) AngularJS
18 12 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 11 (8.66%) Digital Marketing
19 11 (8.66%) SEO
20 10 (7.87%) Microsoft

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (30.71%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (12.60%) Drupal
3 9 (7.09%) Umbraco
3 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.30%) WordPress
5 7 (5.51%) Sitefinity
6 6 (4.72%) Node.js
7 5 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.15%) Confluence
9 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.36%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.57%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.57%) IIS
10 2 (1.57%) Kentico
10 2 (1.57%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.79%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.36%) MS Office
5 1 (0.79%) InDesign
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.79%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.79%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Intranet
2 2 (1.57%) SSH
2 2 (1.57%) RIP
2 2 (1.57%) SNMP
2 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.57%) VPN
2 2 (1.57%) MPLS
2 2 (1.57%) OSPF
2 2 (1.57%) BGP
2 2 (1.57%) DOCSIS
2 2 (1.57%) Telnet
3 1 (0.79%) 2G
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.79%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) MySQL
3 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) NUnit
1 7 (5.51%) Selenium
1 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.51%) MSTest
2 6 (4.72%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.15%) JIRA
5 2 (1.57%) Grunt
6 1 (0.79%) Bower
6 1 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) Firebug
General
1 15 (11.81%) Marketing
2 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Finance
4 4 (3.15%) Publishing
4 4 (3.15%) Italian Language
4 4 (3.15%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.36%) Games
6 2 (1.57%) Military
6 2 (1.57%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.57%) Czech Language
6 2 (1.57%) French Language
6 2 (1.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.79%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (58.27%) Developer
2 19 (14.96%) Sitecore Developer
3 17 (13.39%) Web Developer
4 16 (12.60%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.45%) Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.51%) Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Digital Project Manager
10 5 (3.94%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.15%) CMS Developer
11 4 (3.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Front-End Web Developer
12 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (44.88%) HTML
1 57 (44.88%) .NET
2 53 (41.73%) CSS
3 42 (33.07%) jQuery
4 41 (32.28%) ASP.NET
5 21 (16.54%) HTML5
6 18 (14.17%) CSS3
7 17 (13.39%) Web Services
8 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (10.24%) XML
10 12 (9.45%) AngularJS
10 12 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (6.30%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.51%) WF
12 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (5.51%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (4.72%) Entity Framework
14 4 (3.15%) WPF
15 3 (2.36%) J2EE
16 2 (1.57%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Social Media
2 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.51%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.72%) User Experience
5 5 (3.94%) E-Learning
6 4 (3.15%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.15%) Open Source
6 4 (3.15%) CMDB
6 4 (3.15%) Blog
7 2 (1.57%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.57%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.57%) STB
7 2 (1.57%) IPTV
7 2 (1.57%) MPEG
7 2 (1.57%) DTV
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) UNIX
3 1 (0.79%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.90%) Content Management
3 23 (18.11%) MVC
4 16 (12.60%) Analytics
5 14 (11.02%) Scrum
6 11 (8.66%) SEO
6 11 (8.66%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (7.87%) ITIL
7 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.09%) CRM
9 8 (6.30%) TDD
9 8 (6.30%) Web Development
9 8 (6.30%) Software Architecture
10 7 (5.51%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.51%) Project Management
11 6 (4.72%) Service Management
11 6 (4.72%) Workflow
12 5 (3.94%) Migration
12 5 (3.94%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (3.94%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.73%) C#
2 52 (40.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.45%) SQL
4 10 (7.87%) PHP
5 7 (5.51%) Java
6 4 (3.15%) Python
7 3 (2.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (30.71%) Sitecore
2 12 (9.45%) Adobe
3 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.94%) Google
5 4 (3.15%) Telerik
5 4 (3.15%) BMC
6 3 (2.36%) CA
6 3 (2.36%) HP
6 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.57%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.57%) Apple
7 2 (1.57%) Remedy
7 2 (1.57%) OpenText
7 2 (1.57%) RedDot
7 2 (1.57%) Ektron
7 2 (1.57%) Tektronix
8 1 (0.79%) hybris
8 1 (0.79%) Facebook
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) Capita